Money Smart Week 2017

Money Smart Week logoMark your calendar for Money Smart Week®, a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. Presented in cooperation with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the American Library Association.

No Registration Necessary. The following events are free and open to the public.

Monday, April 24

9 - 10:30 am: Education Today For Retirement Tomorrow

A representative of the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) will present information to help you take an active role in planning for your retirement.

1 - 2 pm: Social Security Benefits

Robert Fenn II, Public Affairs Specialist, Social Security Administration, will answer the following questions: What is the quickest way to benefits? Can you work and still receive benefits? Do you have to file for Medicare? What age should you file? Can you file on a previous spouse’s earnings if you are divorced?
Meeting Room 2 A/B

Tuesday, April 25

6 - 8 pm: “Honorable Capitalism?”

A documentary-style film from writer and producer Connie Collins. Through interviews, Collins explored why some prosper while others either remain or become disadvantaged in our capitalistic system. Question and answer session will follow.

Wednesday, April 26

6 - 8 pm: Your Family Matters

Judge Elinore Marsh Stormer and Magistrate Nicole Walker of Summit County Probate Court will provide you with answers to questions about deeds, probate court, guardianship, and more.

Friday, April 28

7 - 8 pm: Managing Your Non-Profit

Consultant Carol Topp will provide information for nonprofit organizations on money management, boards, bylaws, and budgets.
Meeting Room 2 A/B

Saturday, April 29

10:30 - 11:30 am: Financial Literacy

Kathleen Seminatore, Investigator, Summit County Office of Consumer Affairs, will discuss how to improve your credit score, lower your bills, set up a monthly budget, apply for PIPP and HEAP, and avoid scams.
Meeting Room 1

11 am - 1 pm: Shred It!

Use this free on-site paper shredding event to purge financial clutter and other documents and help deter identity theft. Outside Main Library on High Street. Limit: 10 copy paper size boxes or 10 kitchen size trash bags.
Sponsored by Brouse McDowell LPA

11 am - 12:30 pm: Micro Business For Teens

From babysitting to lawn care to Internet security, consultant Carol Topp will show motivated teens how to start and run a profitable business.

1 - 2 pm: Benefits of Energy Efficiency

Zachary Hoffman, Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, will offer tips to help you save money, protect the environment,and feel more comfortable in your home or business.
Meeting Room 1

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